CFP: Communication, Medicine and Ethics Conference

University of Melbourne (Linus Lin, Flickr, cc)

The 11th international interdisciplinary conference on Communication, Medicine and Ethics (COMET) will be held at the University of Melbourne, Australia, July 11-13, 2013.

The Conference will bring together researchers, practitioners and administrators from different disciplines concerned with communication and ethics in the fields of healthcare and the human and social sciences. It is hosted by the Medical Education Unit, Melbourne Medical School; Centre for Health and Society, School of Population Health; and the Language Testing Resource Centre, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne.

Confirmed plenary speakers include Arthur Frank (Department of Sociology, University of Calgary) and Annette Braunack-Mayer (School of Population Health, University of Adelaide). For details regarding submission guidelines, registration, program of events, etc., see  Abstracts are due via email by January 31, 2013.